8 Rash Questions About Tinea Versicolor

June 15, 2016

Diagnosis and treatment of tinea infections can be difficult. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge.

An otherwise healthy 18-year old boy had been missing school because he was self-conscious about a persistent rash on his back, chest, and arms that he attributed to “acid” because “I drink too many sodas.” Ultimately, the diagnosis was a common fungal infection of the skin, tinea versicolor.

Diagnosis and treatment of tinea infections can be difficult. Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge.

Note: If you would like more information on any of the questions, a link to the original article, “A Teenage Boy with an Unsightly Rash,” is provided on the last page of the quiz.

 

Question 1:

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The correct answer is A. Cercarial dermatitis

 

Question 2:

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The correct answer is D. A, B, and C

 

Question 3:

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The correct answer is B. False

 

Question 4:

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The correct answer is C. High BMI

 

Question 5:

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The correct answer is B. Triggers inflammation

 

Question 6:

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The correct answer is A. Spaghetti and meatballs

 

Question 7:

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The correct answer is C. Once a day for 7 days

 

Question 8:

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The correct answer is A. True

For more information on all questions and answers, please visit
“A Teenage Boy with an Unsightly Rash.”